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Nightingale (2023)

Original title: Ööbik

Feature film | Epic, historical | Drama Duration 21:42


Autumn 1944 in Tallinn, Estonia; German forces retreat as the Russian army settles in. Young soldier Aleksei is sent from the frontline to work in a prison filled with Estonian political prisoners. While doing his rounds at night Aleksei is stirred by the beautiful voice of Saale, an Estonian girl singing to the prisoners from the other side of the prison walls. He learns that the Russian military police plans on capturing Saale; Aleksei must risk his own safety to warn her before it is too late.

Director: Leeni Linna

Keywords: helpers | Estonian | dogs | song | singing | hope | young man | young woman | park | päästmine | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Allfilm
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Epic, historical, Drama
Duration 21:42


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Producer Sander Lebreht
Co-producer Maie Rosmann
Director Leeni Linna
Screenwriter Leeni Linna | Anti Naulainen
Cinematographer Juss Saska
Art Director Eliisabet Merete Leppoja
Costume Designer Mari Liis Bunder
Composer Ardo Ran Varres
Sound Designer Markus Andreas
Editor Andres Hallik

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm